1976 Nebraska football statistics


 
 
 
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Cumulative Season Statistics


Overall Team Statistics


1976 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Nebraska Overall Team Statistics (Final)
(includes bowl game)
                          NU    Opp. 
First downs, rushing     149     115 
First downs, passing     111      56 
First downs, penalty      18      10 
Total first downs        278     181 
Rushing, att.            679     633 
Yds. gained rushing     3078    2621 
Yds. lost rushing        276     464 
Net yds. rushing        2802    2157 
Per game ave.          215.5   165.9 
Passing, att.            306     210 
Passes, complete         168      90 
Passes, intercepted       13      13 
Net yds                 2488    1375 
Per game ave.          191.4   105.8 
Total offense, att.      985     843 
Net yds.                5290    3532 
Per game ave.          406.9   271.7 
                          NU    Opp. 
Interceptions, No.        13      13 
Net yds. returned         76     211 
Punting, No.              57      88 
Punts, blocked             0       2 
Total yards             2322    3290 
Per punt ave.           40.7    37.4 
Punts returned, No.       45      14 
Net yds.                 312      62 
Kickoffs, returned, No.   34      71 
Net yds                  654    1138 
Penalties, No.            57      65 
Total yds. penalized     584     626 
Fumbles, No.              36      52 
Fumbles, lost             28      31 
Third down conv.      85/187  68/198 
Scoring total points     416     181 
Per game ave.           32.0    13.9

SCORING BY QUARTERS
             lst/Avg.   2nd/Avg.   3rd/Avg.  4th/Avg.  Total/Avg.
NU            98/7.5    109/8.4    126/9.7    83/6.4     416/32.0
Opp.          53/4.1     45/3.5     27/2.1    56/4.3     181/13.9


Overall Individual Statistics


1976 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Nebraska Overall Individual Statistics (Final)
(includes bowl game)
RUSHING     Att.   Gn.  Loss    Net  Avg.   TD 
Anthony     148    624    30    594   4.0    5 
Berns       182    992    20    972   5.3   11 
Donnell     112    525     5    520   4.6    1 
Stewart      39    234     5    229   5.9    3 
Gillespie    15     57     1     56   3.7    2 
Steward      14     68     0     68   4.9    0 
Sorley        8     40     1     39   4.9    1 
Craig        30    116     9    107   3.6    2 
Zabrocki      6     25     0     25   4.2    2 
Higgs        27    104     5     99   3.7    0 
Garcia        7     19    18      1    .1    0 
Walton        3      5     6     -1   ...    0 
Kujath        3     13     0     13   4.3    0 
Ferragamo    71    160   163     -3   ...    3 
Shamblin      3     36     0     36  12.0    0 
Thomas        2     13     2     11   5.5    1 
Everett       7     29     2     27   3.9    0 
Jacobs        2      9     0      9   4.5    0 
Total       679   3069  .267   2802   4.2   31 
Opp.        633   2606  .449   2157   3.4   13


TOTAL
OFFENSE      No.   Yds.   Avg. 
Anthony      148    594    4.0 
Berns        183    972    5.3 
Donnell      112    520    4.6 
Stewart       39    229    5.9 
Gillespie     15     56    3.7 
Steward       14     68    4.9 
Sorley        16    140    8.8 
Craig         31    156    5.0 
Zabrocki       6     25    4.2 
Higgs         27     99    3.7 
Garcia        24     78    3.3 
Walton         3     -1 
Kujath         3     13    4.3 
Ferragamo    348   2251    6.6 
Burns          2      7    3.5 
Shamblin       3     36   12.0 
Thomas         2     11    5.5
Everett        7     27    3.9 
Jacobs         2      9    4.5 
Total        985   5290    5.4 
Opp.         843   3532    4.2


PASSING     Att. Comp.   Pct.   Int.  Yds.  TD 
Berns         1     0     ...    0      0    0 
Sorley        8     4    .500    2    101    1 
Garcia       17     4    .235    1     77    0 
Ferragamo   277   158    .570    9   2254   22 
Burns         2     1    .500    1      7    0 
Craig         1     1   1.000    0     49    0 
Total       306   168    .549   13   2488   23 
Opp.        210    90    .429   13   1375    5


PASS
RECEIVING    No.   Yds.   TD 
Anthony      14     84     0 
Berns        13     82     0 
Donnell       7     35     1 
Stewart       2     43     0 
Craig         7     71     1 
Higgs         2     13     0 
Shamblin     32    513     3 
Thomas       30    561     7 
Malito       33    722     5 
Spaeth       19    265     4 
Everett       1     17     0 
Loken         3     26     0 
Dufresne      5     56     2 
Total       168   2488    23 
Opp.         90   1375     5


PUNTING    No.   Yds.   Ave.   Blk. 
Lessman    56    2286   40.8    0 
Vanous      1      36   36.0    0 
Total      57    2322   40.7    0 
Opp.       88    3290   37.4    2


PUNT RETURNS   No.  Yds.   Yds.   TD 
Butterfield     32   213    6.7    1 
Fischer          3    15    5.0    0 
Harvey           3     2     .7    0 
Phillips         1    16   16.0    0 
Valasek          2    41   20.5    0 
Thomas           3    19    6.3    0 
Smith            0     0    0.0    1 
Hansen           1     6    6.0    0 
Total           45   312    6.9    2 
Opp.            14    62    4.4    0


KICKOFF 
RETURNS    No.   Yds.   Ave.  TD 
Craig       13    258   19.8   0 
Everett      2     45   22.5   0 
Walton       2     15    7.5   0 
Berns       11    255   23.2   0 
Donnell      1     12   12.0   0 
Stewart      5     69   13.8   0 
Total       34    654   19.2   0 
Opp.        71   1138   16.0   1


INTERCEPTIONS  No.   Yds.    TD 
Butterfield     4     11      0 
Harvey          2      1      0 
Phillips        1     13      0 
Lehigh          1      6      0 
Cabell          1      0      0 
Valasek         2      0      0 
Gast            1      7      0 
Pillen, J.      1     38      0 
Total          13     76      0 
Opp.           13    211      0


SCORING        TD     Patl  Pat2    FG      TP 
Eveland              48-43         17-11    76 
Anthony         5                           30 
Berns          11                           66 
Thomas          8                           48 
Malito          5                           30 
Spaeth          4                           24 
Shamblin        3            1-1            20 
Stewart         3                           18 
Craig           3                           18 
Ferragamo       3            4-0            18 
Donnell         2                           12 
Gillespie       2                           12 
Zabrocki                                    12 
Dufresne        2                           12 
Butterfield     1                            6 
Sorley          1                            6 
Smith           1                            6 
VanderMeer            3-2                    2 
Team                  1-0                    0 
Total          56    51-45   5-1   18-11   416 
Opp.           19    16-14   3-1   27-17   181


Overall Defensive Statistics (13 games)


--TACKLES----TFL---BLOCKED-
Linemen UT  AT  TT  NO.  YDS  FR  PI  PBU  PUNT  FG 
Andrews2623496362-2--
Brock 101020337-----
Fultz 3630668453-1--
Gast1482252611---
Phillips2326498381111-
Poeschl951427-----
Pruitt 3334678362-1--
Pullen 29336212382-1--
Rick 134111-----
Ridder 303--1----
Samuel2122435142-2--
Weinmaster 14519638-----
Linebackers
Carpenter14112512-----
Dunning 101-------
Eichelberger24184213--1--
Kunz 11516111----
Markus011-------
Pillen,C 736413711--1--
Wightman5667123113----
Backs
Pillen,J7613213-11--
Anderson871523-----
Butterfield201838112-46-2
Cabell 1-1---11--
Fischer3-3--1----
Hansen9312-------
Harvey352257311325--
Lehigh437---1---
Smith 212546263-2--
Valasek 292150291251-
Young 9514110-----
Payne 112111--1--
Offensive team     10515--5----